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Louis Van Gaal has been appointed the new Manchester United manager, with Ryan Giggs working as his assistant, the BBC reports.

The Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC) on Monday launched an album containing songs for Super Eagles, to raise money ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Nigeria’s under -20 women football team, the Falconets, resumed full training on Friday in Abuja in preparation for the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup scheduled for Canada in August.

The Minister of Sports, Dr Tammy Danagogo, on Wednesday commended the Super Eagles Chief Coach, Stephen Keshi, for naming a 30-man provisional squad for the Brazil FIFA World Cup.

Coach Lateef Erinfolami of First Deep Water club, the defending champions of Zenith Bank Basketball Female League, has said that they would strive to retain the title they won in 2012/2013 season.

The first grassroots soccer competition among Local Governments in Anambra will kick off next month, a representative of the organisers said on Monday in Awka.

Enyeama has won the Award for the best African player in the French Ligue 1 football championship for the 2013-14 season.

Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has slammed N150,000 fine on Gombe Bulls for their supporters' invasion of the court in their Match 32 against Mark Mentors of Abuja.

Kehinde Bassey, the coach of Nigeria Immigration Service women basketball team, says she is not threatened when her team play against any of those managed by her male counterparts.

Former Super Eagles of Nigeria striker Julius Aghahowa, has joined millions of Nigerian fans to drum support for the Super Eagles ahead of this summer FIFA World Cup slated for Brazil.

Former super eagles player and chief coach, Austin Eguavoen, has called on Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi to join Liverpool this summer in other to raise his standard of game and value.

Former Super Eagles technical adviser, Clemence Westerhof, has offered to assist Stephen Keshi to prosecute this year’s FIFA World Cup, which kicks off in less than six weeks in the South American country of Brazil.

Host nation and five times World cup winners Brazil, on Wednesday announced its World Cup squad for this summer’s football extravaganza.

Players and officials of Nembe City narrowly cheated death following a road accident en- route Gombe to honour the Nigeria Premier League Week 11 encounter with Gombe United slated for Wednesday.

Super Eagles player John Ogu has expressed his disappointment at being left out of Nigeria’s 30- man preliminary squad for the World Cup, but vowed to come back stronger and called for support for the squad.

Full Nigeria Squad for FIFA 2014 World Cup

Out of favour Super Eagles striker, Ikechukwu Uche has said he would pray for the success of coach Stephen Keshi and his team at the forthcoming 2014 World Cup despite being dropped from his 30-man World Cup list, which was released on Tuesday.

The Flying Eagles on Tuesday said they were prepared to lock horns with Tanzania in the first leg of the qualifying series for the 2015 African Youth Championship (AYC).

Some 41 Nigerian companies are among the 4,760 exhibitors participating at the 45th session of the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) which opened in Houston, Texas, on Monday.